Quote Of The Day: Evil Islam Edition
-- Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler married an urbane, affectionate, Westernized Afghan and moved to Afghanistan to find:
Overnight, my husband became a stranger. The man with whom I had discussed Camus, Dostoevsky, Tennessee Williams and the Italian cinema became a stranger. He treated me the same way his father and elder brother treated their wives: distantly, with a hint of disdain and embarrassment.Her transformation to "so-called Western feminism" was the result of seeing primitive, exploitative, damaged Islam -- in other words, the Islam most Muslims experience day to day -- and now she works with moderate Muslims to try to bring reform to Islam.
Read her op/ed in the Times of London. It offers unusual insights, intelligence and a spark of hope.